Tipo de empleo: Volunteer

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Overview:
Yardley, Birmingham, West Midlands
Our Nottinghamshire Independent Visitor Service is looking for volunteers to become Independent Visitors for looked after children. The service is in particular need of a volunteer with experience of supporting children and young people with additional needs.
Responsibilities:
An IV is a positive role model for a child / young person living either in a foster home or children’s home. The IV meets with the child / young person once a month and has a small budget to spend with them doing fun activities that they both enjoy. The idea is that the companionship is long lasting and the IV is a stable, positive influence in the child’s life.


If you would like to be there for a child or young person, letting them know they have someone on their side, then this could be the volunteering role for you.

Things to consider when applying

  • your 2 referee’s do not need to be previous employers, we accept character references from people that have known you for 2 years or more (none family members)
  • Volunteers need to be 18 years or older
  • The volunteering happens out of school hours and therefore you need to be free to volunteer at weekends.
  • The role requires commitment of 1 – 2 years with 1 visit per month to ensure stability for the Child or Young Person.
  • Please ensure you complete the Personal Statement section on the application form as this forms part of the shortlisting process.

Our values are to be compassionate, open and bold. If this sounds like you we’d love to hear from you so click apply.

If you want to talk to someone about the role before applying please call our Children’s Rights Service Volunteering Hub on 07741 629 003

If you have any questions on this opportunity that you would like to talk through please contact us using the below details:: Amanda Bancroft | amanda.bancroft@cgl.org.uk | 07741629003 : Please note that we require you to be 18 years of age or older to be considered for this volunteering role. : This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check at an enhanced level.
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Plazo: 30-03-2024

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